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        THE PASSIONATE PILGRIM.

      Here are 14 of the 20 original poems in the anthology entitled The Passionate Pilgrim (1599) plus one other not identified: "Lord, how mine eyes throw grazes to the east" No. XI. Manuscript in beautiful neat small calligraphy signed on final page J.R. Booker July 1880. 8vo, approximately 170 x 130 mm, 6¾ x 5 inches, (13) vellum pages including title page, calligraphy on one side only, title in red and black, poem numbers in red, initial letters to first lines decorated in red or blue, some with additional gilt, initials to remaining lines in red or blue. Bound in full 19th century calf decorated in blind, bevelled edges, title in gilt to upper cover, marbled endpapers, all edges red, tiny binder's ticket on front pastedown. Very slight wear to corners, no inscriptions, pages clean and bright. A very attractive item. The Passionate Pilgrim (1599) is an anthology of 20 poems collected and published by William Jaggard that were attributed to "W. Shakespeare" on the title page, only five of which are considered authentically Shakespearean. In this manuscript there are only three of the poems definitely attributed to Shakespeare, the authors of the rest and of No.XI are unknown. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio. 2 Volumes. Original First Edition

      London: Thos. De La Rue & Co., 1880 - First edition, first printing. Small octavo, 19.5*14cm, xxxii,432p,404p. Original binding in elaborately gilt-stamped red cloth, minor edge wear to outer covers, otherwise a fine set with clean pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HISTORY OF THE DONNER PARTY. A Tragedy of the Sierra. Second edition - illustrated.

      A.L. Bancroft & Company, San Francisco 1880 - 261 pages of text. Original plum cloth binding is moderately sunned on the spine and rubbed and shelfworn; protected in archival mylar. Contains a frontis and 12 additional plates not present in the first edition. The text is lightly foxed. A few pages are a bit edgeworn. Howes M102. Rewritten, with portraits of the survivors. From page 187 of the text "Relief came not, and as starvation crept close to himself and those around him, Patrick Breen determined that it was his duty to employ the means of sustaining life which God seemed to have placed before them." Cannibalism. Second edition. Size: Octavo (8vo) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mixed at the Finish.

      New York: Currier & Ives, 1880.(). Hand-colored lithograph on a wove rag paper. 13.25 x 17.25 inches sheet size. Image is 9 x 14 inches. Well matted and in fine condition. Gale, 4526.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        The Portfolio

      - London - Seeley, Jackson and Halladay 1880 - Two issues of this artistic periodical work. VolumeXI and XIV of this work. Blackie and Son bindings as indicated from label to rear pastedowns. Edited by English artist, art critic and author Philip Gilbert Hamerton. Hamerton established this art journal which was a monthly periodical. Each number of this work consisted of a monograph upon some artist or group of artists. The 1880 volume has sections on the National Gallery of Scotland, etchings andengravings by Rembrandt and Meyron, a section of art on Cambridge by J W Clark, among many other interesting sections. The 1883 volume has sections by W Chambers Lefroy, E J Poynter, Sidney Colvin, A H Church and more. Condition: In half moroccobindingswith cloth covered boards. Externally, generally smart. Patches of rubbing to the spines at the raised bands and to the head and tail. Further patches of rubbing to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright. Occasional offsetting from plates. The odd spots to pages. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Café de la Nouvelle Athènes.

      Paris?, ca. 1880.(). Etching. 161 x 122 cm. Signed in the plate lower left. Laid paper with margins. Guérin, 3.

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        Madrid. Vista general desde el Banco de España.

      - Madrid, 1880. Original photograph, albumen print, 25,1 x 34,3 cm. Few white/dark points at right upper corner. KEYWORDS:spain/madrid/photo

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        The Complete Works of Joshuah Sylvester: For the first time collected and edited: with memorial-introduction, notes and illustrations, glossarial index, etc. etc. portraits, and facsimiles, etc.

      Edinburgh University Press 1880 - lviii, 263; iv, 437 pp. 2 vols. . (Chertsey Worthies' Library.) Original red cloth. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Yushodo Co., Ltd.]
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        HAGOITA: SHUTTLECOCK [BAT] WITH HANE AND PLUM FLOWER. [A Color Shin-Hanga Japane

      [Japan ca.1880's]. Color woodblock print, very clean, nice impression, minor rubbing, with Zeshin Signature, Tairyukyo seal in read, 24.9 cm., 24 cm. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION *** *** A FAMOUS PRINT, EXPRESSING NEW YEARS'S IN JAPAN "HAGOITA" The "Hagoita" [Battledore or 'paddle'] is use in Japan during the New Year celebration in a game of "Shuttlecock" where a tiny "birdie" with feathers is batted back and forth between friends. WHO WAS SHIBATA ZESHIN 1807-1891: Was a superb and talented Shin-hanga painter and woodblock print designer. While his production of prints was very small when compared to his contemporaries, his high-quality and stunning composition was beyond most other artists of his time. Ernest Fenollosa was fascinated with Zeshin, and said about him: "The Japanese genius lay in the line of art objects featuring decoration and design." Zeshin also did a great number of the most superb lacquer ware designs, may inspired or tested in his woodblock prints. he remains one of the highest masters of all time, respected as one of the all time ten best from Japan. His stature continues unquestioned, and admired by museums and collectors throughout the world. His "Zen" simple designs reflect his keen ability to express simplicity which is essentially Japanese. Bar none he stands out in the artistic world. ABOUT THE SEAL: Per Henderson [2nd.entry below] he cites the artist's seal is Tairyukyo, no.36 in the seal index of his 1976 catalog. REFERENCES: HENDERSON, Milne. :AN EXHIBITION OF PRINTS & PAINTINGS ON NETSUKE SUBJECTS BY ZESHIN & RELATED ARTISTS 28 JUNE-14 JULY [1980]. See #12 and photo. --. AN EXHIBITION OF PRINTS, PAINTINGS AND LACQUER BY SHIBATA ZESHIN 25 JUNE-9 JULY 1976. See seal #2, Tairyukyo seal #8.. O'BRIAN, Mary L. et al.: THE ART OF SHIBATA ZESHIN THE MR. AND MRS. JAMES E. O'BRIEN COLLECTION AT THE HONOLULU ACADEMY OF ARTS. JACKSON, STUART GALLERY.:WOODBLOCK PRINTS OF SHIBATA ZESHIN [1807-1891] see #6. Color scans of this & most other items are posted to our website. .

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        Quotation signed. Vienna, 18. IV. 1880.

      1880. 12mo. 1 p. "Chevalier J. F. Blondin, The Hero of Niagara". - During his lifetime, Blondin's name was so synonymous with tightrope walking that many employed the name "Blondin" to describe others in the profession.

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        Heidi's Lehr- und Wander-Jahre. Eine Geschichte für Kinder und auch für Solche, welche die Kinder lieb haben. Von der Verfasserin von "Ein Blatt auf Vrony's Grab". [Together with:] Heidi kann brauchen, was es gelernt hat.

      Gotha: Friedrich Andreas Perthes, 1880-81 - 2 volumes, octavo. Original red cloth decorated in black and lettered in gilt, marbled edges, white glossy endpapers, volume II with decorative endpapers, marbled edges. Housed in a custom red quarter morocco slipcase and red cloth chemise. Vol I: spine faded, recased with ?new endpapers, a couple of spots to contents; vol. II: contemporary ownership inscription in ink on title-page. A little colour restoration to head of spine, hinges partly cracked but holding. An excellent set. First editions of both parts in the original German. Throughout the 1870s Johanna Spyri (1827–1901) published stories for adults and children based around her reminiscences of growing up in rural Switzerland. But huge success came with the publication of Heidi, the most important Swiss contribution to children's literature after the "Swiss Family Robinson" of J. R. Wyss. As usual with Christmas books, the first book was published in December 1879 but dated the following year. Spyri wrote the novel in just four weeks. It was first published anonymously in German, and quickly became an international best-seller and has been translated into 50 languages (English in 1885 by Charles Tritten who later published the continuations "Heidi Grows Up" and "Heidi's Children"), sold 50 million copies, and inspired a whole series of films. Volume I was issued without the author's name on the title page but "Von der Verfasserin von 'Ein Blatt auf Vrony's Grab'" ("From the author of."); volume II is titled "Heidi kann gebrauchen, was es gelernt hat" and was published as part V of "Geschichten für Kinder und auch für Solche, welche die Kinder lieb haben", this time under Spyri's name. Perhaps because of the fragile paper used, the first editions of the two parts of Heidi are scarce. Doderer III, 447; Hürlimann 310; Seebass II, 1930 ("rare", vol. 2 only); Wegehaupt III, 3633 (vol. 2 only); Weilenmann 3216 & 3233. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Dairy Farming Being the Theory, Practice, and Methods of Dairying

      London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co.(ca. 1880). I simply don't have any faults to tell about on this book; it is in fine, lovely, unworn condition with no handwriting in it, straight, clean and tight, with no soiling and no wear to binding or plates. Gorgeous fine binding with Art Nouveau-type binding with half red leather with 5 raised spine bands and gilt printing and decorations on spine, marbled boards, and all page edges gilt. 25 fascinating delicately and beautifully colored full page chromolithographic plates plus B&W text illustrations. Includes a double page color map: 'Dairy Farming in America - Copied from the 9th U.S. Census' measuring approximate ly 10-1/2" x 16" (in color, and fine condition). Presumed 1st edition (copyright page blank and undated but ca. early 1880s). 10-7/8" tall x 8-3/4" wide x 2" thick (quite heavy). Called for errata sheet bound in. 570 pages including Index, plus 4 pages (2 double-sided sheets) of ads. One plate is listed as being at page 551 and is actually bound in at 556. Laid in is a contemporary to the book newsletter printed on blue paper, 4 pages (large sheet folded once, printed both sides, entitled 'Land', which is an ad for 'A Journal for all interested in Landed and House Property', on the front page, an ad for 'The Livestock Journal and Fancier's Gazette' on the last page, and lists books published by this publisher on the middle two pages. It was not until the late 1800s that cattle breeds were developed specifically for dairy purposes. This book was an effort in the late 19th century to encourage local dairying by teaching the methods needed for raising dairy cattle and producing milk, butter and cheese, and doing so in a safe-for-consumption and standardized manner, instead of importing too much product. Also, in an effort to improve the quality of American dairy products and to make them more acceptable abroad, the Bureau of Animal Industry of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) established the Division of Agrostology and the Dairy Division in 1895, and used some of the information first made available in this book, including the effects of forage grasses on the flavor, odor, and quality of milk and milk products. The watercolor drawing on the left depicts different types of pasture grasses.; Color Illustrations; 10-7/8" x 8-3/4"; 570 incl. Index pages, 41, 44, 45, 46, 49, 60, F/NONE

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        Field Self Discharging Rake, Best in the World--Manufactured by Lane, Field & Co. Poughkeepsie, N. Y. --William H. Field, Agt. Port Chester, N. Y.

      New York: Hatch Lithographic Co. (Lithographer). Color lithograph advertising "the Field Self Discharging Rake" in very good condition; undated but was likely printed circa 1880. Lithograph measures 24" tall by 19" wide; illustrated with a man riding the Field Self Discharging Rake. In very good condition this lithograph has few 1" tears on all edges, not affecting content, most tears have been sealed with clear tape on verso, minor chipping on right edge, light toning around all edges, and moderate toning on verso. Attractive with strong, bright colors this lithograph provides a look into our agricultural history. Please call for images. .

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        Études sur le mécanisme du coeur : avec quatre figures intercalées dans le texte et cinq planches COPY SIGNED TO BOUCHARD

      Christiania : Imprimerie Malling 1880 - In-8 broché, 32 pages. Les deux éminents cardiologues norvégiens enseignaient à Christiana - Christian Peter Sandborg fut l'un des plus grands cardiologues de la deuxième moitié du XIX° siècle [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        A Book of Strife in the Form of The Diary of an Old Soul

      London: Mr. Hughes, 1880. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition. 263pp. printed on rectos only. Recent leather backstrip with red cloth, spine lettered in gilt. (Shaberman 66.) Inscribed along top of title page to former owner "with kindest regards, [signed] George MacDonald." Very Good+ with names of months written in easily-erasable pencil on many pages, slight foxing to prelims. A series of inspirational poems, one for each day of the year, written by the Scottish author and minister best-known for his fantasy novels. Books signed by him are rare.

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        Chinese butcher and Grocery Shop, Chinatown, San Francisco.

      - San Francisco, Taber Photo, ca. 1880-1890. Original photograph, albumen print, 19 x 24 cm, photograph no 3111. Isaiah West Taber (1830-1912) KEYWORDS:united states/california/photo

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        Le Maréchal de Fabert (1599-1662) Etude historique d'après ses lettres et des pièces inédites [ Edition originale - Livre dédicacé par l'auteur, avec une longue L.A.S. de l'auteur ] 1ère Partie ; 1599-1652 ; 2e Partie : 1653-1662

      Etude historique d'après ses lettres et des pièces inédites tirée de la Bibliothèque et des Archives Nationales, des Archives des Affaires Etrangères, du Dépôt de la Guerre, etc. 2 vol. in-8 reliure demi-veau bleu, dos à 5 nerfs ornés, Librairie Académique Didier et Cie, Paris, 1880-1881, frontispice, XI-445 pp.; 438 pp. Remarquable exemplaire de l'édition originale, enrichi d'un bel envoi de l'auteur "A Monsieur l'abbé R...., hommage de très respectueux dévouement" et surtout d'une très intéressante lettre autographe de 4 pages, datée d'amiens le 17 février 1885, et signée par l'auteur Jules Bourelly, a été reliée en tête de l'ouvrage. Il sollicite de l'abbé (de Troyes) "un compte-rendu dans le Monde". "Fabert est un héros chrétien dans toute l'acception du mot. Je ne sais pourquoi quelques auteurs et encore récemment un critique en ont fait un protestant. Sa vie abonde cependant en témoignages de foi catholique. Dans un discours prononcé la veille de sa mort et adressé aux ministres protestants de Sedan pour les amener à rentrer dans le giron de l'Eglise romaine, il rappelle qu'il a été élevé, par une mère pieuse, dans cette religion et qu'il y mourra... Dans ce volume, j'étudie Fabert comme réformateur financier. C'est un des côtés négligés ou à peine entrevus jusqu'ici. Le soldat messin est, sous ce rapport, un précurseur de Vauban [ .... ] J'appelle votre attention sur [ les pages ] qui sont consacrées aux relations de Fabert avec Arnauld d'Andilly. En définitive, la monographie que je publie est une étude sur le 17e siècle. Fabert a été mêlé de fort près à tous les événements importants des 60 premières années. Il a été le Conseiller de Richelieu, le confident de Mazarin ; il a eu pour amis les personnages les plus connus ou les plus illustres du temps, y compris Vincent de Paul. [ etc...] Etat très satisfaisant (dos un peu frotté, bon exemplaire par ailleurs). Français

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        Les cinques parties du monde-Planisphère comprenant toutes les possessions coloniales chemins de fer lignes de navigation

      1880. Litografia a colori, cm 95x127, montata su tela coeva in 32 stacchi. Ottimo esemplare di questo grande mappamondo del periodo coloniale, molto noto per esser stato pubblicato per circa 100 anni con relativi aggiornamenti, non comune nelle vere edizioni di fine '800. Minime tracce del tempo e sporco superficiale.

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        Flowers from Our Yorkshire Garden

      1880-1886. Half Calf. Marbled Boards.. Near Fine. 8vo. 237 by 185 mm. 134 leaves of watercolored botanical illustrations, each with the flower's name and dated. The paintings are of finely done, we assume, by an amateur hand, with excellent detailing, nuanced shading, refined and accurate color. Paintings all on the rectos. The work is anonymous, alas. In a modern half calf binding.

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        Laquer-album with 50 original photographs.

      - Yokohama, ca. 1880. Original photogaphs, albumen prints, handcoloured, ca. 19,5 x 24,5 cm. Dark red laquer album, treeblossem ornamental illustrated, with three different coloured illustrations on frontcover, halfcalf gilt ornamental illustrated., gilt edges, endpapers gilt ornamental decorations. In splendid condition. In original coloured cloth decorated box, inside with red cloth filled lining. Very fresh and coloured pictures on Yokohama, Tokyo, Takinogawah, Enoshima, Kamakura, and others. KEYWORDS:japan/photo

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        TASMANIAN FRIENDS & FOES, FEATHERED, FURRED AND FINNED. A Family Chronicle of Country Life, Natural History and Veritable Adventure. With Coloured Plates, from Drawings by the Author, and other illustrations.

      Hobart Town, J.Walch. 1880 - Sm.4to. Original pictorial cloth showing a scene of an emu and kangaroo against a background of trees. The title and author name in gilt. 259pp. a.e.g. Eight coloured plates from drawings by the author, and other illustrations. The volume has been recased and there is a name at the head of the title and sub-title pages, else it is a very good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. F.12514. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Antique Bookshop & Curios (ANZAAB)]
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        Im Atelier" originales Ölgemälde auf Leinwand ca.29x23,5cm; links unten signiert "P.Oyens" um 1880 [Das Gemälde wurde fachmännisch doubliert, d.h. erneut auf Leinwand aufgezogen.]

      - "In the studio" original oil painting on canvas approx.29x23,5cm; bottom left signed "P.Oyens" about 1880 [The canvas was expertly doubled, i.e. the original painting was flattened onto a new canvas layer.] [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Oeuvres

      Quantin 1880 - Paris, Quantin, 1880 3 volumes in-8 (20,6cm x 13,8cm) de XXpp, (2ff), 390pp; 371pp & 443pp. Tirage à 100 exemplaires numérotés dont 50 sur Whatman et 50 Chine. Illustré de 21 eaux-fortes (soit 7 par volume) de Ad. Lalauze. Demi-maroquin à coins; dos à 5 nerfs sous-lignés de pointillés dorés; titre, tomaison et date frappés or; caissons ornés d'un fer et encadrement dorés; tête dorée. Couverture sans dos conservée. (Reliure d'époque) Un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur Chine, celui-ci N°62. Comportant les eaux-fortes en 2 états: Le premier sur Chine avant la lettre, le second sur Papier Vergé à l'état définitif. Très bel exemplaire, reliure en très bel état, coiffes inférieures et coins à peine frottés; intérieur frais. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Theologisch-Praktische Quartal-Schrift (ThPQ) - (KONVOLUT aus 40 Bänden) - Jg.33 (1880) - 63. (1910); 67. (1914); 70. (1917) - 91. (1938)

      Haslinger; 1880 ff. - Die ThPQ möchte ein Bindeglied zwischen theologischer Wissenschaft und kirchlicher Praxis in Seelsorge und Religionsunterricht sein. Aus verschiedenen Perspektiven werden deshalb in jedem Heft aktuelle Fragen der Theologie und der Kirche von kompetenten Autorinnen und Autoren behandelt. Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer aufgelösten Klosterbibliothek und befinden sich in einem ordentlich erhaltenen Zustand; Schnitt und Einband sind staubschmutzig; Papier altersbedingt leicht nachgedunkelt; der Zustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; teilweise Halblederbände; ALTSCHRIFT! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 50000 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Heidelberga. Prächtige Ansicht von Heidelberg über den Neckar. Facsimile-Reproduktion des Kupferstichs von Frederik de Wit durch die Reichsdruckerei Berlin um 1880

      Berlin: Reichsdruckerei um 1880 - Faksimile-Reprint auf großem Büttenblatt in der Größe des Originals mit fein abgesetztem Plattenrand, Plattengröße 34 x 49 cm, Blattgröße 48 x 61 cm, rechts unten in der Platte signiert "F. de Wit Excudit Amstelodami", rückseitig blauer Rundstempel "Facsimile-Reproduction der Reichsdruckerei Berlin", Papier leicht gegilbt und im breiten Rand etwas lichtrandig, geglättete Mittelfalz, im Himmel über dem Geißberg ein kleiner blasser Braunpunkt, im unteren Rand der bildlichen Darstellung zwei kleine Löcklein, rückseitig mit Papier der Zeit fachgerecht hinterklebt, ansonsten gut erhalten, sehr selten und für uns anderenorts antiquarisch nicht nachweisbar, auch als Faksimile-Reprint sehr selten Die in brillanter Druckqualität auf handgeschöpftem Bütten zwischen 1879 und 1921 entstandenen Facsimiles der Reichsdruckerei mussten, um eine Verwechselung mit den Originalen zu vermeiden, mit einem Stempel "Facsimile Reproduction der Reichsdruckerei" versehen werden. 2100 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Biographical Sketch of the Life of William B. Ide: With A Minute and Interesting Account of One of the Largest Emigrating Companies, (3000 Miles Over Land), From the East to the Pacific Coast. And What is Claimed as the Most Authentic and Reliable Account of "The Virtual Conquest of California, in June, 1846, by the Bear Flag Party," as Given by its Leader, The Late Hon. William Brown Ide.

      Claremont, New Hampshire Published for the Subscribers 1880 - First Edition and a Rare Variant with Original Wrappers Bound In [IDE, Simeon]. [Scraps of Califonia History. Never Before Published]. A Biographical Sketch of the Life of William B. Ide: With A Minute and Interesting Account of One of the Largest Emigrating Companies, (3000 Miles Over Land), From the East to the Pacific Coast. And What is Claimed as the Most Authentic and Reliable Account of "The Virtual Conquest of California, in June, 1846, by the Bear Flag Party," as Given by its Leader, The Late Hon. William Brown Ide. [Claremont, New Hampshire]: Published for the Subscribers, [1880]. First edition, and an interesting variant as noted by Streeter 2992 with the original printed wrappers, and ten additional preliminary pages of text. Sixteenmo (6 7/16 x 4 1/4 inches; 164 x 110 mm). [8],[2], [2, half-title: Scraps of California History Never Before Published, verso blank], [1]- 239, [1, "The Inscription"] pp. Inscribed to the New Hampshire Historical society by the nephew of William B. Ide, dated 1904 on the half-title. No other copy of this variant with the wrappers and additional text has sold at auction aside from present copy and the Larson copy of 1995, since 1962. This copy, gifted to the New Hampshire historical society (the state of publication), is bound with the original printed wrappers for "Scraps of California" still intact and bound in along with the text. Additionally it has the preliminary leaves of Ide's follow-up work entitled Who Conquered California? Back cover has at top a caption reading: "More Testimony in Favor of the Efficiency of the ‘Bear Flag Party’ in Bringing about the Conquest of California," followed by reference to and quotations from Tinkham’s History of Stockton, 1880. The preliminary 10 pages in this variant has favorable reviews and a criticism of the Upham Life of Fremont and of T. W. Higginson’s account of the events in California of 1846. All of this is the exact same as the Streeter 2992 copy. It is believed that this variant was was assembled with the various extra parts in addition to the first edition of the text for presentation. Bound in full speckled, polished calf. Boards double-ruled in gilt. Spine stamped in in gilt. Red morocco spine label, lettered in gilt. Boards edges tooled in gilt. Newer endpapers. Wrappers with some minor discoloration. Some very slight dampstains on bottom edge of first few pages. N.H. Historical Society stamp, blindstamped almost invisibly on first leaf. Overall an about fine copy. "William Ide was the leader of the Bear Flag movement at Sonoma, and has often been referred to as the "President" of California. He was a man of high ideals and integrity. This little book is source material, and the only volume published thus far that deals exclusively with this incident of California history. Ide died in California in 1852. The book was set in type by hand by Simeon Ide, William's brother, when he was 86 years old. The edition was small and copies are now extremely rare. J. G. L. [J. Gregg Layne, historian and editor of the Quarterly of the Historical Society of Southern California.]" (Zamorano Eighty, 45.) This self-published volume was printed on a small press by the 86 year-old Simeon Ide in apparently very limited numbers. Mintz lists that only 80 copies were printed. Graff 2059. Howes I4. Streeter 2967, 2992, 2993. Zamorano Eighty 45. HBS 67843. $4,500 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Mexico Pintoresco Artistico y Monumental. Vistas, descripcion, anecdotas y episodios de los lugares mas notables de la capital y de los estados, aun de las poblaciones cortas, pero de importancia geografica o historica ... las descripciones contienen datos cientificos historicos y estadisticos...

      Mexico City: Imprenta de la Reforma, 1880 / 82. First edition. Mexico City: Imprenta de la Reforma, 1880 / 82/ 83. First edition. Three volumes, large quartos, pp xxxv, 515, 78, and with 67 plates; frontis., vi, 534, 7, and 70 plates; 576 (of 633), with 56 plates (of 68). Total number of plates is 193, all full-page, hors-du-texte. The first two volumes deal with Mexico City and its environs; vol. 3 deals with the rest of the country. The lithograph plates in these volumes are of very high quality, on especially thin paper used to enhance the imprint, showing everything of interest in the city at the time, along with descriptive and historical text by the author. The plates as well as the text are of great value in documenting the architectural scene in Mexico, esp. the capitol. (Even included are views of the new streetcar system that had been recently installed.) The lithographs were done by L. Garces and executed by the firm of Murguia. Mathes in his book on Mexican lithography, Mexico on Stone, pp. 41-44, calls the set: "The most important album of Mexican views of the century". Reprinted in the 1970's in a deluxe and very limited edition, the original set is extremely scarce on the market -- no complete sets have apparently ever come up at auction; OCLC notes only 6 library holdings, but with no indication of the completeness of the volumes. (Palau 270223/4) Volumes 1 and 2 are bound in red cloth over marbled boards, vol. 3 in red cloth alone. Aside from the defect noted in vol. iii, very good copies.

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        SPEAKING PUZZLE BOX

      - MOVEABLE. SPEAKING PUZZLE BOX. No pub. information, circa 1880. This is a Victorian cube puzzle in the original box - but this puzzle is different. Each of the 6 cubes makes a different sound when a string is pulled. The box is very large, measuring 16 1/2" wide x 11 3/4 " deep and 6 " high - in fine condition with metal clasps. The box is covered with printed chromolithographed paper and the top of the box features a brightly colored rooster and other chickens on the farm. Inside the box are six large cubes - each is 5" on a side. Like other cube puzzles of the era, the child can make 6 different scenes. Unlike any other puzzle, EACH OF THE CUBES MAKES A DIFFERENT SOUND when the string on each of the cubes is pulled (one string is missing) Laid-in are the six original large chromolithogrphed scenes that the child uses as guide to assmble the puzzles (the plate on the cover is the sixth scene). This is a glorious puzzle, extraordinarily rare.

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        Antique Print-COLLARED ARACARI-BIRD-TROPICAL-JUNGLE-Richter-Gould-c. 1880

      - Title: 'Pteroglossus torquatus, Wagl.' (Collared Aracari.) This original print shows: two aracaris in a jungle background. Handcoloured lithograph on wove paper. Engraved by Richter after Gould. Henry Constantine Richter (1821-1902) was a zoological illustrator who produced many lithographs of birds and mammals, and was mainly employed by Gould. John Gould (1804-1881) was a British ornithologist and bird artist. Condition: Good given age. Ghosting from previous framing around the image. Left edge uneven from binding. A faint stain in the top right corner of the image. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. The overall size is ca. 14.4 x 21.3 inch. The image size is ca. 13.8 x 20.5 inch. The overall size is ca. 36.5 x 54 cm. The image size is ca. 35 x 52 cm.

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        Spruner-Menke Hand-Atlas für die Geschichte des Mittelalters und der neueren Zeit,

      Gotha, Justus Perthes, 1880 - 90 colorirte Karten in Kupferstich mit 376 Nebenkarten, 42 Seiten, Gutes Exemplar. Hier die querformatige Ausgabe im Großformat 47x39 cm! In diesem Format besonders selten! KOMPLETT! Sprache: Deutsch 47x39 (quer), braunes O Ln mit sauber restauriertem Rücken. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dame mit Paradiesvogel-Hut farbiger Original-Linolschnitt auf Bütten

      ca 40 x 55 cm, in schönem schlichten Holzrahmen hinter Glas (64 x 78 cm) SEHR SCHÖNES, HOCHDEKORATIVES HANDSIGNIERTES UND MONOGRAMMIERTES BLATT in schönstem Jugendstil von dem 1880 in München geborenen Künstler, der sich zwischen 1900 und 1910 in Frankreich aufhielt und sich intensiv mit dem traditionellen japanischen Holzschnitt beschäftigte

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        LOS DIOSES DE GRECIA Y ROMA

      - Los dioses de Grecia y Roma ó mitología Greco-Romana. Historia de los dioses, semi-dioses y héroes del gentilismo clásico, de sus dogmas, misterios fiestas y ceremonias, con el relato de las tradiciones heróico-mitológicas, y observaciones críticas y artísticas. Obra adornada con lujosas oleografías sacadas de copias de los mejores cuadros antiguos y modernos que sobre asuntos mitológicos existen en los museos de Madrid, Roma, Paris, Florencia, Munich, etc y más de 600 grabados y seguida de apéndices con noticias relativas a la religión y al culto profesado por varios pueblos, como los Iberos, Celtas, Germanos, Egipcios, Fenicios, Chinos, Indios, Americanos, etc.- Barcelona, Biblioteca Ilustrada de Espasa y Compañía, 1880-1881; 2 tomos en folio (34x25 cm) holandesa época con puntas, 1º, 712 pp 49 láminas y 542 figuras en el texto. 2º 896 pp. 19 láminas y 312 figuras en el texto. Exlibris de anterior propietario en hoja de guarda. Ejemplrar límpio Palau: 101027

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        War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies Set of 128 Volumes (Series I-IV Complete)

      Government Printing Office, 1880. Hardcover. Good Condition. 128 books. Published between 1880-1900. All but one are in original bindings; some wear and tear to the edges and spine tips; some discoloring; a few hinges are broken but most are good and sound. The pages are tanned; a few with creases or tears but most are good. Library sticker inside most covers; minimal marks otherwise. Includes Series I, Volumes I-LIII; Series II, Volumes I-VIII; Series III, Volumes I-V; Series IV, Volumes I-III; Index. Multiple parts to many volumes which is why there are 128 books. This set takes up over 25 feet of shelf space and will be expensive to ship. Includes a few additions and corrections pages laid in. No international shipping. Civil War. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4+ Pounds/Larger. Category: Military; Inventory No: 154701. .

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        Les cinques parties du monde-PlanisphËre comprenant toutes les possessions coloniales chemins de fer lignes de navigation

      Parigi 1880 - Litografia a colori, cm 95x127, montata su tela coeva in 32 stacchi. Ottimo esemplare di questo grande mappamondo del periodo coloniale, molto noto per esser stato pubblicato per circa 100 anni con relativi aggiornamenti, non comune nelle vere edizioni di fine '800. Minime tracce del tempo e sporco superficiale. cartografia.

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        Café arabe au Caire.

      - ca. 1880. Original photograph, albumen print, 21,6 x 27,5 cm, signed and numbered No. 651. KEYWORDS:egypt/cairo/photo

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        THE TRUMPET MAJOR.

      - A tale. In three volumes. Pp. vi+296(last blank)+vi+276+vi+260(last blank); pictorial red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt & black, lower boards with double blind ruled border, the cloth slightly soiled and rubbed, edges lightly worn, the corners bruised, spines darkened and gilt slightly dulled; top edges uncut; later endpapers, initial stamp on title pages, a few tiny edge splits or chips, a little faint foxing and creasing, slight bleeding of cloth colour onto fore-edge of Contents page Volume I, scattered soiling; Smith, Elder & Co., London, 1880. First edition, primary binding. Purdy p. 31; Sadleir 1115. *Novel set during the Napoleonic wars; originally published in monthly instalments in \i Good Words , from January to December 1880. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eight Months in an Ox-Waggon. Reminiscences of Boer Life.

      London: Griffith and Farran, 1880 - Octavo. Original green diagonal-fine-ribbed cloth over bevelled boards, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front board in gilt and black, blind frame to rear, brown coated endpapers, top and fore edge untrimmed. Extremities lightly rubbed, a few small pale markings to boards, mild foxing to fore edge and advertisements, a few trivial spots to title page and text. An excellent copy. Folding map frontispiece. First edition of this "rather interesting account of a tour throughout South Africa from march to October 1878. The author, who was in search of health, started from Pietermaritzburg, and enjoyed some good shooting en route; amongst other places visited were Spitzkop and Lydenberg, and there is an excellent description of these goldfields at this period, together with notes on the Boers and natives" (Mendelssohn), as well as the Sekukuni campaigns. The game he hunted included springbok, blessbox, klipspringer, reedbuck, wildebeest, lion, buffalo, and giraffe. A handsome copy of this "well-written work that ably describes the terrain [and] climate and encounters with native tribes and wild beasts" (Czech). The author (c.1856-1894) is recorded as an officer in the Royal Perthshire Militia (gazetted lieutenant 1874). Czech p. 246; Mendelssohn II p. 267; SABIB IV p. 126. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Workers in the Dawn. A Novel.

      Remington & Co. 1880 - FIRST EDITION. 3 vols. 1p. ad. facing titles in all vols; leaves very sl. browned, tear to fore-edge of pp 105/6 vol. II. Small tears to fore-edge of leading f.e.p. vol. I, with neat repairs to verso. Orig. olive brown fine bead-grained cloth, blocked in black, spines lettered in gilt; spines v. sl. dulled. An exceptional copy. Not in Sadleir; Wolff 2562 (?somewhat stained and worn?). Coustillas A1.a, in the primary binding. Gissing?s first published novel. One of 277 sets printed by Remington, but paid for by Gissing. By the end of 1880, only 49 copies had been sold at one guinea. A near fine, if not the finest surviving copy of one of the great rarities of nineteenth-century literature. Workers in the Dawn, described by Sutherland as having the ?melodramatic excesses of a first novel?, centres on the wretched life of Arthur Golding and his destructive relationship with two women, Helen Norman, a clergyman?s daughter, and Carrie Mitchell, a young prostitute. Arthur takes pity on the ?whoring and brandy-drinking? Carrie and marries her in an attempt to cure her ways. He fails miserably and flees to America seeking a melodramatic end by hurling himself into Niagara Falls screaming ?Helen! Helen!? Loosely inserted is a typed unpriced catalogue description of this set by the New York dealer James F. Drake, Inc. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Begum?s Fortune. Translated by W.H.G. Kingston. With an account of the mutineers of the ?Bounty?. Numerous illustrations.

      Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington. 1880 [1879] - Front., plates, 32pp cata. (Jan. 1881). Orig. brown pictorial cloth, blocked & lettered in black & gilt; sl. dulled, corners sl. rubbed. Signature of Edward G. Thomson, London 1883, on titlepage. a.e.g. A good-plus copy. Les Cinq Cents Millions de la Bégum, 1879. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. JVE V019; Myers 5. This copy is issued in a different cloth from that in the JVE; the front board illustration shows a figure descending from a hole in the ceiling, while a companion looks on from beneath. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vie et amours de l?illustre Charlot par l?oncle Boulette. (Titre sur l?album: Charlot né Pochet). Ens. avec: 2) Histoire de Mons. et Mademoiselle Boisfusian à la recherche d?un gite. 2 albums de caricatures originales.

      Paris, Chez l?auteur, 1878 / ca. 1880, - 26x36 cm, 1 ff. de titre manuscrit à l?encre noir + 2 ff. ?Naissance? - texte + 2 ff. d?entre-titres + 34 ff. avec des dessins originaux sur papier gris/bleu et numéroté, différentes grandeurs et montés sur des ff. d?album avec légendes ms. + 3 ff. bl., / 2) 36 grands dessins à la plume numérotés (encre noir) avec légendes ms., montées sur des ff. d?album, + 10 ff. bl., 1) toile grise avec titre ?Charlot né Pochet? / reliure en demi-cuir vert, plats en percaline (toile cirée), tranches dorées. 1) Histoire d?un caniche, sur la planche 26 en haut à gauche un timbre à sec avec texte ?Bristol AI? / 2) L?Histoire d?un couple inégal d?un homme d?un age avancé avec une jeune demoiselle a la recherche d?un giîe (père et fille?) pourtant il y a souvent une grande déception faut de place ?pas de place?.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. DHBS , Tome 5, p. 370 n° 36. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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